Affirmative action/racial preferences

Affirmative action/racial preferences

M. Roy Wilson, an older man with darker skin and white hair.
Feb 15, 2023
A new National Academies report recommends systemic changes to confront racism in science, technology, engineering, math and medicine disciplines.


September 17, 2018
New national survey suggests that the public does not agree with the position of most colleges.
September 4, 2018
U.S. formally joins litigation that says university discriminates against Asian American applicants, raising the stakes in an already contentious legal battle.
August 20, 2018
The Obama administration guidance that was recently withdrawn was sound from legal and educational perspectives, writes Anna Hemingway.
August 6, 2018
What was behind a two-year policy change that ended two days after it was revealed?
July 30, 2018
College of Charleston stopped considering race in admissions in 2016, and word just leaked Sunday.
July 9, 2018
The Trump administration hasn't made it impossible for colleges to consider race in admissions, but it appears to be moving in that direction, writes Jim Jump.
July 5, 2018
Education and Justice Departments withdraw seven documents from Obama administration on race and admissions. DeVos urges educators to use Supreme Court decisions as a guide.
June 28, 2018
He wrote key decisions on affirmative action and other topics that matter to colleges. Kennedy's departure could erase the Supreme Court majority backing the right of colleges to consider race in admissions.
June 13, 2018
With lawsuit against Harvard about to go to trial, university's president warns against "misleading, selectively presented data."
March 19, 2018
What happens to diversity-minded educators when their son is wait-listed by Yale, but his biracial best friend with lower grades and test scores gets in? A new play has people talking.


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